| Jun 27, 2016

Visitors to A-bomb museum double

The number of visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum during the last weekend of May, following a historic visit by U.S. President Barack Obama, more than doubled from a year earlier to 13,389, the museum said May 30.

| Jun 27, 2016

Elections and the work (and words) that goes into them

This week’s featured article TOMOHIRO OSAKI, THE JAPAN TIMES Among the effects of Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe’s resignation is the triggering of another costly gubernatorial election. If past examples are any indication, the race to choose a successor will cost Tokyo taxpayers a whopping ...